Get to Know Boston & BUMC

Boston is a nexus of public health research and practice and offers countless professional opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally. Beyond its role in the field of public health, the city of Boston is internationally regarded for unparalleled sports and entertainment, from the Boston Red Sox, Bruins, and Celtics to the Museum of Fine Arts, the Boston Pops, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Greater Boston’s rich array of world-class universities, colleges, and schools distinguishes the region as one of the world’s most vibrant centers of higher education.


Check out some of Boston’s diverse neighborhoods below to learn more about the city.


South End


Davis Square, Somerville


Beacon Hill


Central Square, Cambridge


Jamaica Plain


Inman Square, Cambridge


Coolidge Corner






Harvard Square


Kenmore Square and Fenway


Brookline Village


North End